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The best prices from Melbourne to Canberra are usually found in June or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR)

MEL - CBR
Price
$257 - $327
CBR
Temperature
12 - 28 °C
CBR
Rainfall
33 - 69 mm
Popular in October High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest in June Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Average price $297 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from $257 From Melbourne to Canberra
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Canberra?

Departing on a Thursday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 16% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Canberra?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to Canberra, book at least 52 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 47% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $433 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $505.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Canberra?

Flights from Melbourne to Canberra lean towards being more expensive in October. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne to Canberra in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $172.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Canberra (MEL - CBR)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne to Canberra in the midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 24% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Canberra in August, September 2020

The best prices found for MEL to CBR flights in August, September
21 Jul - 23 Jul
$452pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
21 Jul - 23 Jul
$542pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
16 Jul - 24 Jul
$913pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Canberra 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Canberra from Melbourne found for this year
21 Jul - 23 Jul
$452pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
21 Jul - 23 Jul
$542pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
16 Jul - 24 Jul
$913pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Canberra flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Canberra

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Canberra have been viewed 5,725 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for Qantas Airways Limited, as currently they have the cheapest options available from Melbourne to Canberra. On average you can find 222 flights for this flight path daily.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Canberra?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Melbourne is roughly similar to Canberra. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Canberra?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 28 °C range in January. The weather in Canberra is generally hotter than Melbourne's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Canberra

Destination information for Canberra

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Melbourne to Canberra
Average temperature for August in Canberra
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Canberra
40.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Canberra

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Canberra

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Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Canberra
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights